Australia's minerals industry is booming and offers a wide variety of rewarding career opportunities around the country.Read Full Snapshot
The Australian Government's Climate Change Program
National Skills Week provides a great opportunity to showcase the delivery of high quality, industry relevant skills for sustainability, or green skills, through the Australian VET system.
An Australian Apprenticeship – A Great Career Option
You can do an Australian Apprenticeship if you are a school-leaver, re entering the workforce or as an adult worker simply wishing to change careers. You can even begin your Australian Apprenticeship while you’re still at school finishing Years 11 and 12.
Get a loan for your tuition with VET Fee- Help
Want to study for a vocational education and training qualification but can’t afford the fees? VET FEE-HELP might be the answer. You might be able to get a VET FEE-HELP loan to help pay your tuition fees for a vocational education and training (VET) course at diploma level or above with an approved VET provider.
Jason Cullen: Mining Apprentice Coordinator
Jason Cullen was a diesel mechanic in the Army before he made the switch to training. He now looks after more than 100 mining apprentices.
July 10, 2007 | Full Profile »
Tracey Hickmott - Environmental officer
Not many recent graduates have quite so much variety in their work - and as much freedom to pursue their passions - as this Environmental Officer in rural New South Wales. Her average day could be dealing with everything from feral animals to public speaking.
April 02, 2008 | Full Profile »
Veronica French - Safety Officer
"I have seen safety officers struggle to connect to workers on the job if they don't have the industry experience. Industrial and mining work has helped me integrate as a safety officer." Says Veronica French, Safety officer at Dawson's Engineering.
December 03, 2008 | Full Profile »